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Nevada Revised Statutes Title 15. Crimes and Punishments § 202.360. Ownership or possession of firearm by certain persons prohibited;  penalties

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1.?A person shall not own or have in his or her possession or under his or her custody or control any firearm if the person:

(a)?Has been convicted in this State or any other state of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence as defined in 18 U.S.C. ??921(a)(33);

(b)?Has been convicted of a felony in this State or any other state, or in any political subdivision thereof, or of a felony in violation of the laws of the United States of America, unless the person has received a pardon and the pardon does not restrict his or her right to bear arms;

(c)?Has been convicted of a violation of NRS 200.575 or a law of any other state that prohibits the same or substantially similar conduct and the court entered a finding in the judgment of conviction or admonishment of rights pursuant to subsection 7 of NRS 200.575;

(d)?Except as otherwise provided in NRS 33.031, is currently subject to:

(1)?An extended order for protection against domestic violence pursuant to NRS 33.017 to 33.100, inclusive, which includes a statement that the adverse party is prohibited from possessing or having under his or her custody or control any firearm while the order is in effect; ?or

(2)?An equivalent order in any other state;

(e)?Is a fugitive from justice;

(f)?Is an unlawful user of, or addicted to, any controlled substance; ?or

(g)?Is otherwise prohibited by federal law from having a firearm in his or her possession or under his or her custody or control.

A person who violates the provisions of this subsection is guilty of a category B felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 1 year and a maximum term of not more than 6 years, and may be further punished by a fine of not more than $5,000.

2.?A person shall not own or have in his or her possession or under his or her custody or control any firearm if the person:

(a)?Has been adjudicated as mentally ill or has been committed to any mental health facility by a court of this State, any other state or the United States;

(b)?Has entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill in a court of this State, any other state or the United States;

(c)?Has been found guilty but mentally ill in a court of this State, any other state or the United States;

(d)?Has been acquitted by reason of insanity in a court of this State, any other state or the United States; ?or

(e)?Is illegally or unlawfully in the United States.

A person who violates the provisions of this subsection is guilty of a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

3.?As used in this section:

(a)??Controlled substance? has the meaning ascribed to it in 21 U.S.C. ? ?802(6).

(b)??Firearm? includes any firearm that is loaded or unloaded and operable or inoperable.

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